We offer a broad range of premium Mapei Adhesive and Grout products here at Tile Mountain. To help simplify things a little we've compiled this page of useful information on each of the types of products and when they should be used.
Selecting the correct products is essential for a successful installation.
Ultraplan Renovation screed can be used on uneven floors or to raise levels. Once cured it provides a perfectly flat floor to receive a range of finishes including ceramic, porcelain and natural stone tiles, vinyl and rubber finishes, carpet, etc.
Priming is essential where absorption needs to be reduced on surfaces such as render, plywood, plaster, plasterboard and sand/cement screeds. Anhydrite screeds and gypsum plaster must be sealed before application of any cement based adhesive, or failure may occur.
Ready mixed, wall tile adhesives by Mapei. Quick and easy to apply. Perfect for fixing porous bodied glazed wall tiles in internal domestic or light duty commercial installations. Both adhesives have coverage of approximately 6m2 when using a 6mm notched trowel.
Mainly used for floor applications, this range of powdered adhesives is ideal for use with ceramic, porcelain and natural stone including mosaics in wet or dry areas. They come in varying colours and can be used on a range of surfaces.
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An essential waterproofing kit for anyone who's looking to create or tile a shower area. Containing in a single tub everything you need to prevent costly leaks. This kit can be used around shower trays and with showers that are over a bath.
Highly elastic, waterproof, mould resistant silicone sealant. For use with ceramic, porcelain or glass tiles/mosaics. Ideal for kitchens, bathrooms and as a shower sealant for general sealing between tiles and sanitary ware. It also provides an elastic expansion joint within tiled finishes.
A versatile wall & floor grout that will fill a joint width of between 2 and 20mm, it repels water and prevents mould growth. It has a working time of 25 minutes once mixed. General areas including showers can be used after 24 hours, swimming pools 48 hours.
Used with all types of tiles to create a highly functional, decorative effect. Use Kerapoxy Design grout with Mapeglitter to create a glitter grout. Often used internally and externally to enhance even the plainest tile.
Below is a table with several examples for what grout requirements are needed for the size of tile and width of grout joint.
|Size of Tile (mm)Width Of Grout (mm)||100×100×7||100×200×7||150×150×7||100×300×7||200×200×7||200×300×7||200×500×9||300×600×9||600×600×10||800×800×10|
For further information on our Mapei products or any aspects of your tiling project, our dedicated UK customer service team are happy to talk you through your query. Call us on 01782 223822